基本程序 of Liberal Education

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Black-and-white photograph of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.
BASC80019 夏天

Against Explanation: Wittgenstein on Frazer Against Explanation: Wittgenstein on Frazer

One of the few truly great thinkers of the last century, Wittgenstein’s genius is perhaps nowhere more fully on display than in the collection of strange, 神秘的, and provocative comments published...

First-edition dust jacket cover of Against Interpretation (1966) by Susan Sontag.
BASC80018 夏天

Against Interpretation: Susan Sontag and the Erotics of Art Against Interpretation: Susan Sontag and the Erotics of Art

"To interpret is to impoverish, to deplete the world—in order to set up a shadow world of ‘meanings," Sontag proclaims in her brilliant and inciting "Against Interpretation.”“拿走所有的副本...

Scenic photograph of the Rocky Mountains
BASC70129 夏天

America the Beautiful and Endangered: Classics of Nature Writing America the Beautiful and Endangered: Classics of Nature Writing

The American landscape has inspired a distinctive 文学 which occupies itself both with a careful description of the natural world and with an exploration of the metaphorical evocations of its...

这幅画“圣. Augustine Reading the Epistle of St Paul" by Benozzo Gozzoli.
BASC80017 夏天

奥古斯汀的De Magistro 奥古斯汀的De Magistro

奥古斯汀的De Magistro. an Augustinian dialogue picking up on central insights of the Meno and trying to wrestle them into the neo-platonic/christian paradigm.

Image of woman student in classroom.
BASC10404 夏天

基本程序 Year 1 Makeup Course 基本程序 Year 1 Makeup Course

This course is for students who need to make up the Year 1 秋天 季度 of the 基本程序 of Liberal Education for Adults to complete the certificate.
We recommend that new students to the Basic...

Red carpet under a spotlight with velvet ropes
BASC70157 夏天

Criticism of Films - Its Philosophical Bases and Practices: Critiquing the Critics Criticism of Films - Its Philosophical Bases and Practices: Critiquing the Critics

We are frequently told that “美 is in the eye of the beholder.” One problem with this formulation is that it raises the question, “Are there any criteria—universal or particular—for value...

Engraving from Rousseau's Emile
BASC70149 夏天

教育和乌托邦 教育和乌托邦

This course examines the relationship between schemes of education and utopian projects for human life, 主要是通过持续的, close reading of Jean-Jacque Rousseau's 《OG体育App》或《OG体育App》...

柏拉图雕像的照片
BASC70130 夏天

Freedom, Morality and Rationality in Contemporary Philosophy Freedom, Morality and Rationality in Contemporary Philosophy

Over roughly the last 50 years, philosophers writing in English have made groundbreaking contributions to conversations in ethics and the philosophy of action that stretch back to Plato and Aristotle...

On the left: the first-edition front cover of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. On the right: a black-and-white photograph of George Orwell.
BASC80020 夏天

乔治·奥威尔的《OG体育App平台》  乔治·奥威尔的《OG体育App平台》 

你小时候读过. 现在作为一个成年人来理解它. You’ll be sorry when you’re done (but in a good way). Please read Part One prior to the first class.

Impressionistic painting of a ballroom dance scene
BASC70155 夏天

Great Short Stories of Tolstoy Great Short Stories of Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy is one of the world's great storytellers. 这个集合, we will explore works ranging from 1862 to 1905 from "The Cossacks" through the great "Hadji Murad" and "Alyosha the Pot.“他们...